practised


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practised

(ˈpræktɪst) or

practiced

adj
1. expert; skilled; proficient
2. acquired or perfected by practice
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.practised - skillful after much practice
experienced, experient - having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation

practised

Translations
مُتَمَرِّن، مُدَرَّب، خَبير
zkušený
erfarenøvet
òjálfaîur, reyndur
deneyimlitecrübeli

practised

practiced (US) [ˈpræktɪst] ADJ [politician, surgeon, climber] → experto
to be practised in the art of (doing) sthser un experto en el arte de (hacer) algo
with a practised eyecon ojo experto

practised

[ˈpræktɪst] practiced (US) adj
[person] → expérimenté(e)
with a practised eye → d'un œil exercé
[performance] → accompli(e)

practised

, (US) practiced
adjgeübt; politician, marksman, liar alsoerfahren; performance alsoprofessionell; with a practised eye/handmit geübtem Auge/geübter Hand; he’s practised in getting his own wayer hat Übung darin, seinen Willen durchzusetzen; with practised skillgekonnt

practised

practiced (Am) [ˈpræktɪst] adj (person) → esperto/a, provetto/a; (performance) → da virtuoso/a; (liar) → matricolato/a
with a practised eye → con occhio esperto

practise

(ˈprӕktis) verb
1. to do exercises to improve one's performance in a particular skill etc. She practises the piano every day; You must practise more if you want to enter the competition.
2. to make (something) a habit. to practise self-control.
3. to do or follow (a profession, usually medicine or law). He practises (law) in London.
ˈpractised adjective
skilled through much practice. a practised performer.

practise is a verb: to practise (not practice) the guitar.
References in classic literature ?
These boys had no practised manner behind which they could retreat and hold people at a distance.
When the young man mentioned the artifice he supposed the Indian to have practised on his own nation, the countenance of the listener was veiled in an expression of cautious gravity.
In this forest, the habitation of beasts of every kind natural to America, we practised hunting with great success until the twenty-second day of December following.
For her own part, she had reason to believe that he practised animal magnetism, and, if such things were in fashion nowadays, should be apt to suspect him of studying the Black Art up there in his lonesome chamber.
On the other side of the house, old Roger Chillingworth arranged his study and laboratory: not such as a modern man of science would reckon even tolerably complete, but provided with a distilling apparatus and the means of compounding drugs and chemicals, which the practised alchemist knew well how to turn to purpose.
In most cases this lower jaw --being easily unhinged by a practised artist --is disengaged and hoisted on deck for the purpose of extracting the ivory teeth, and furnishing a supply of that hard white whalebone with which the fishermen fashion all sorts of curious articles, including canes, umbrella-stocks, and handles to riding-whips.
Her corn-cake, in all its varieties of hoe-cake, dodgers, muffins, and other species too numerous to mention, was a sublime mystery to all less practised compounders; and she would shake her fat sides with honest pride and merriment, as she would narrate the fruitless efforts that one and another of her compeers had made to attain to her elevation.
A brown spotted lady-bug climbed the dizzy height of a grass blade, and Tom bent down close to it and said, "Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children's alone," and she took wing and went off to see about it -- which did not surprise the boy, for he knew of old that this insect was credulous about conflagrations, and he had practised upon its simplicity more than once.
at threeandtwenty to be the king of his companythe great man the practised politician, who is to read every body's character, and make every body's talents conduce to the display of his own superiority; to be dispensing his flatteries around, that he may make all appear like fools compared with himself
She was very far from wishing to dwell on her own feelings, or to represent herself as suffering much, any otherwise than as the self-command she had practised since her first knowledge of Edward's engagement, might suggest a hint of what was practicable to Marianne.
I have seen a gipsy vagabond; she has practised in hackneyed fashion the science of palmistry and told me what such people usually tell.
He raised his missile to hurl it; I commenced a soothing speech, but could not stay his hand: the stone struck my bonnet; and then ensued, from the stammering lips of the little fellow, a string of curses, which, whether he comprehended them or not, were delivered with practised emphasis, and distorted his baby features into a shocking expression of malignity.